If you’ve ever been on the summit of Mt. Major in New Hampshire’s Belknap Range (located in Alton, just south
If you're in the market for winter layers to keep you cozy or outdoor gear to better enjoy the snow - and you're also on a budget - are a few places to affordable, gently used winter gear and apparel.
SO MANY GINORMOUS ROCKS. And a view you’ll think is top notch. (Because it IS a notch. And a nice
The Birches Resort in Rockwood is a treat of a getaway, with rustic lakeside cabins, over 40 miles of cross-country skiing trails, and the perfect amount of wilderness solitude.
Peaks Island is pretty sweet to see, even in the off-season. You can explore Battery Steele, climb the coastal rocks, roam the quiet streets, and take a few turns on the rope swing.
Ovens Mouth Preserve is the perfect hike for new hikers, kid hikers, or anyone who wants to get into the woods for couple hours (with a lunch stop at a perfectly placed bench overlooking the water) for a leisurely and supremely scenic hike.
Trek through the snow-covered woods to see the frozen 160-foot Arethusa Falls in Crawford Notch. It's downright magical.
If you've been to Pawtuckaway already - located in Nottingham, New Hampshire, about an hour and a half from Portland - then I don't need to tell you about its charming moss-covered forest floor, its enormous glacial erratics, its mellow ponds and rad fire tower.
At Oxbow Beer Garden in Oxford, you can cross-county ski, snowshoe, or fat bike on the trails - for free - then head inside the restaurant for pizza and beer. Maybe head out back and loiter by the bonfire if you're so inclined.
Now is probably a good time to acquire a fitness routine, both because it's good for your health and also to prevent yourself from going downright stir crazy in your living room in the coming weeks. Supporting a local studio/gym/trainer sure is swell, too.